Fund Accounting Manager JOB

Job description

Main duties:

  • Managing client relationships involving interaction with both the client and the relevant Fund Accounting Director to ensure consistency of service.
  • Participate in development and presentation of fund accounting training.
  • Ensure the assigned fund accounting team operates within the clearly defined and documented control environment.
  • Handle complex calls from clients.
  • Manage and develop client teams of up to 10 employees.
  • Manage fund accounting recruitment, training and performance evaluations
  • Ensure all aged items on cash and position reconciliations are resolved timely.
  • Review daily and monthly NAV calculations.
  • Resolve exceptional problems and take on special projects or tasks as assigned.
  • Resolve fund accounting enquiries escalated by Supervisor or Administrator.
  • Manage and complete client initialization and transition
  • Develop and improve NAV calculation workflows and procedures.
  • Review fee calculations and profit and loss allocations.
  • Review applicable monthly, yearly and inception to date performance.
  • Manage the audit process ensuring timely and successful completion of fund audits including preparation of fund financial statements.
  • Investigate accounting implications of new products.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Investor Services, Quality Assurance,Client Servicing and Compliance departments.

Skills and Experience

  • Accounting, Finance, Legal or Business Degree. Min. 2.2 honors degree
  • Intention to actively pursue a professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA, ACA), if not already started, part qualified or qualified, would be an advantage but is not required.
  • Ability to positively influence team morale
  • Approachable and committed
  • IT Literate
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong systems, product and process knowledge
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively both within a team structure or independently.
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Good initiative tempered with identifying when escalation is required.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Take ownership of designated tasks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Act as a role model
  • Reliable and Dependable

Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a Hedge Fund Administration Firm with at least 3 of those at
supervisor level is desired. Alternative Hedge Fund experience may be considered.